Slender ovoid jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 548

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-797

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Slender ovoid jar with flat base and everted rim. Plum wash.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 548 [M/548/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition